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Subject: Communes of the Saône-et-Loire department, Arrondissement of Charolles
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Coordinates: 46°39′49″N 4°01′30″E / 46.6636°N 4.025°E / 46.6636; 4.025Coordinates: 46°39′49″N 4°01′30″E / 46.6636°N 4.025°E / 46.6636; 4.025

Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Charolles
Canton Gueugnon
Intercommunality Pays de Gueugnon
 • Mayor Daniel Detemple
 • Land1 32.75 km2 (12.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 552
 • Population2 density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71552 / 71130
Elevation 244–505 m (801–1,657 ft)
(avg. 405 m or 1,329 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Uxeau is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France. Uxeau is located in the south west of Saône et Loire at 150 km from Dijon and in the middle of the way between Dijon and Clermont-Ferrand. Uxeau is located in the canton of Gueugnon, a small industrial town known by its football team FC Gueugnon. Lot of Uxeau inhabitants works or have worked on the site of Arcelor Mittal the main firm of the area, such as Jean-Claude Dauvillaire who was the mayor of the commune before Daniel Detemple. The summit of the Mont Dardon is on the commune of Uxeau. The Mont Dardon is located on the Commune of Uxeau, Sainte-Ragonde and Issy Lévèque.

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